Boise, March 10, 2012 - Boise
Police detectives have been informed that a second teen has died as
a result of her injuries in the crash that happened early Saturday
morning, March 3rd, one week ago today.
The teen was seated in the back seat of
the car when it hit a cement wall on Curtis Rd. at I-184.
Investigating officers say the car appears to have been traveling
at an extremely high rate of speed when the single car crash
At this time, the investigation
continues into the cause of the crash. Further details will be
release when available.
The thoughts and prayers of those with
the Boise Police Department go out to the families of the young
people involved in the crash.
Boise, March 3, 2012 - Boise Police continue to
investigate a horrible car crash that happened early this morning
on the Curtis off ramp from the I-184 connector.
Involved: The crash involved a
single car, a 2002 Silver Lexus 4-door with five people inside ages
17 - 19, three boys and two girls.
Fatality/Injuries: One person
was killed instantly in the crash. Three others, including the
driver remain hospitalized with what officers have been told
are life-threatening injuries.
Cause: What caused the crash
remains under investigation, but officers are certain excessive
speed was a contributing factor.
The name of the young man killed is being
released by Boise Police In cooperation with the Ada County
Deceased: Scott R. Hyde, 18 of
Investigating officers believe Scott was in the
back seat of the car.
Seat Belts: Boise Police Crash
Reconstruction experts say it appears 4 of the 5 occupants of the
car, including the deceased and the three hospitalized with
life-threatening injuries, were not wearing seat belts.
The only occupant who appears to have been
buckled in was the front seat passenger. She suffered non-life
threatening injuries. Because she is a juvenile, no further
information is available on her condition or status.
What Happened: The crash was
reported at 1:22 this morning. When officers got to the
scene at N. Curtis Rd and Opohonga Street, just north of the
connector, they found a single car that had struck a
cement wall at a high rate of speed. The violence of the impact
scattered debris from the crash over a very large area. The cement
wall itself was also damaged. Boise firefighters had to extricate
both front seat occupants.
officers are asking anyone who may have seen the silver 4-door
Lexus to contact them. Officers believe the Lexus traveled up Front
Street to I-184 possibly via Broadway or Boise Ave. Anyone who
may have seen the Lexus prior to the crash is urged to call